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Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Aug. 14 |     TAYLER HILL was back where her storied high school career as a guard for Minneapolis South ended in style four years ago. Only this time, the 2009 McDonald’s All-American and Miss Basketball came back to the Target Center as a member...

Jimmy Lee gets ‘overdue’ induction into High School Hall of Fame

Jimmy Lee gets ‘overdue’ induction into High School Hall of Fame

May. 22 | Only known photo of Jim “Jimmy” Lee with his teams as shown on overhead projector at induction ceremonyPhoto by Charles Hallman      Jim “Jimmy” Lee posthumously “crossed the threshold” Sunday as the only Black member of...

Budding lawyer became educator and top sports official instead

Budding lawyer became educator and top sports official instead

Feb. 20 |   Someone recently told me that people sometime confuse Jimmy Robinson for Jimmy Lee. We asked Jimmy Robinson to talk about his career and help make the distinction clear. The late Jim “Jimmy” Lee, who’s featured on this week’s MSR front...

Who was Jimmy Lee?

Who was Jimmy Lee?

Feb. 20 | His name on a recreation center is no assurance of recognition in St. Paul history   By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   Who is Jimmy Lee and why is a St. Paul community center named for him? “I never met him or knew who he was,” admits...

Rondo resident’s pioneer athletic efforts recognized

Rondo resident’s pioneer athletic efforts recognized

Feb. 13 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Erica OrtonPhoto courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society Marcenia Lyle Stone was born July 17, 1921 in St. Paul. She played on the local boys’ baseball teams despite her parents’ objections. Reportedly, they...